Externally funded scholarships

External organisations offer scholarships for tertiary students throughout the year.

Before you view external scholarships available, please note:

  • the information we list about externally funded scholarships is at the request of the external organisations
  • we try to ensure these opportunities are legitimate but we do not endorse any of the organisations or information listed
  • you are responsible for making your own enquiries prior to submission of an application or contact with any external organisation
  • this list is updated monthly so please refer back on a regular basis
  • scholarships are listed in alphabetical order by name of the external organisation
  • more information is available by clicking on the name of the external organisation
  • links to other scholarship search sites are also listed below.
Name of Organisation / Scholarship Type of scholarship For study level Field(s) of study
Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Grants Program Research scholarships and grants Postgraduate, PhD Alzheimer's and dementia research
Apex Locksmiths Financial ($500) Various Various
APS College of Clinical Psychologists Research Grant Award $3000 towards the implementation of the proposed research project Postgraduate Psychology research project, see website for further information on areas of investigation
Aqua Vista Glass Scholarship Financial ($2000) Undergraduate, Postgraduate Education
Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria PhD scholarship scheme Financial ($30,000 per annum, maximum 3 years) Postgraduate Arthritis, osteoporosis and musculoskeletal health research
Association of Rhodes Scholars in Australia (ARSA) Travel Scholarships Travel grant for overseas Commonwealth student to study in Australia PhD and Masters by Research Various
Australian Government Department of Health & Ageing administered by Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Nursing & allied health scholarships Various
  • Aboriginal health work
  • Allied health (excluding pharmacy)
  • Dentistry/oral health (excluding dental assistants)
  • Medicine
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
Australian Council of Agricultural Societies & Coca-Cola Australian Agriculture Scholarship Various Agriculture
Australian Computer Society (ACS) Work Integrated Learning    
Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust Financial assistance for veterans' children Undergraduate Various
Bayside Psychotherapy Scholarship (annual clinical experience learning program) $500 plus up to half-day mentorship and experience in the operation, management and provision of services in a clinical environment Various Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Allied Health
Bend + Mend Musculoskeletal Injury Management Scholarship $1000 gift voucher to Officeworks Australia Various Physiotherapy, Exercise Science/Physiology and Pilates
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Financial assistance for students from a rural or regional area Undergraduate (first year) Various
Bizify Indigenous and Minority Business Scholarship $4000 scholarship grant that aims to support the growth of startups among indigenous and ethnic minority communities. Bachelor, Masters Business, Accounting, Computer Science
Bizify's Startup Future Scholarship Financial and assistance in starting and growing your business Bachelor, Masters Business, Accounting and Computer Science
Brosa Online Retailing Scholarship Financial ($1000) and business advice Various Marketing, Business, Digital Design, Computer Science or any internet business related field
Cambridge Australia Trust Study at University of Cambridge PhD, Coursework Masters Various
CarClick.com.au 2016 Scholarship Financial ($1000) Undergraduate All
CFA Program Awareness Scholarship CFA Program enrolment fee & reduction of exam registration fee Undergraduate Commerce (Applied Finance) course codes: BBCO, BBLC & LHLC only
City Print Design Financial ($500) Various Various
Cloudswave Scholarship Financial (USD$500 - USD$2000) Undergraduate or graduate program Various
CM Lawyers Legal Scholarship Financial ($2000) Undergraduate, Postgraduate Law
Craft Resumes Creative workforce transition scholarship Financial ($1000) and chance for a paid internship in Chicago Undergraduate or Postgraduate Various
Department of Justice & Regulation People with a Disability Scholarship Program Supporting people in Victoria with a disability Diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate

Law, criminology, para-legal, psychology, social work, and other justice-related fields.

Department of Veterans' Affairs Long Tan Bursary Scheme Undergraduate, Postgraduate Various
East-West Centre Scholarships/Fellowships Study, Leadership Development & Scholarships Various Educational and Research activities
Elite Editing Thesis Write-up Scholarship Masters or PhD Research
First Rate Car Loans Financial Various Business or Finance
French Travel Connection Training/Employment Various Tourism and Marketing
Fusion Health Financial ($2500) Various Medicine/Health
Goguide Online Innovation Scholarship Financial ($1000) Various Various
Gowrie Scholarship Financial ($5000); preference given to past or present members of the Australian Armed Forces and their lineal descendants

PhD

Various
Graduate Women Victoria Scholarship for women enrolled in universities in Victoria Various
Haka Tours New Zealand Marketing Various Various
The Henry Carus & Associates Visionary Scholarship Financial ($1000) Various Law
Huset Scholarship Financial ($1500) Undergraduate Marketing, Business, Digital Design, IT or any Internet business related field
Indigenous Scholarships Indigenous Australian Scholarships Various Various
Infinity Technology Financial Bachelor or Masters IT and Commerce, Marketing and Business
Interior Secrets Furniture Scholarship Financial Various Various
International Centre for Cosmetic Medicine’s Future Leaders Financial ($2000) Undergraduate or graduate student Medicine or health related Degree/Diploma, see their website for list of accepted courses
The International Institute of Technology (IIT) High Achievers Scholarship Various Finance
iPhone Doctor Digital Marketing Scholarship Various Various
LAC Lawyers Scholarships The LAC Scholarship for Tomorrow's Legal Professionals Various Law
Little Learning School eCommerce scholarship Undergraduate Various
Local Agent Finders Prize Academic Achievement, Financial - $2000 Various Various
Local Digital Scholarship for Digital Marketing Financial ($1000) Various Various
Lyonswood Investigations and Forensics Group Financial ($1000) Various (Major) Various
Maisie Fawcett Scholarship One off grant Postgraduate Various
Masdar Institute Various Undergraduate and Masters Science, Engineering or IT
MEDIQ Financial Scholarship & International Internship Financial Accounting Various Accounting/Finance
Menzies Foundation Financial, up to $80,000 Postgraduate, Graduates Engineering, Health Sciences, Law
Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute PhD Scholarship MND top-up grant PhD Motor Neurone Disease Research
Nurses Memorial Centre (NMC) Financial assistance to increase access to postgraduate study Postgraduate Nursing and midwifery
Optimising Online Marketing Scholarship Financial Various Various
Our World Underwater Scholarship Society Scholarship and internship Completed Undergraduate Marine Biology, Science or Engineering
Personal Branding Scholarship Financial Undergraduate, Vocational Education Various
The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship for LGBTIQ students Various Various
Positive Lending Solutions Entrepreneur Scholarship Grant of $10,000 for an aspiring entrepreneur All All
PromisePay Scholarship for Marketers and Future Business Leaders Financial ($1000) Not available for first year students Various
Quantum Print Disability Scholarship & Award Program Print Disability Scholarship Various Various
RAAF Women's Association
Phone: 02 6251 1994
Education grants Any study level Family member was or is in RAAF
Rapid Finance Financial Undergraduate Commerce and Financial
Rural Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Program Funding for employees in the rural public sector health service to undertake postgraduate study Postgraduate Health-related disciplines, including biomedical science, osteopathy, therapy, diagnostic imaging, psychology, social work (a full list of disciplines is available on the Victorian Health Association’s website)
Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission Financial Various Various
Select the Best Scholarship Financial ($500) Undergraduate Marketing, Business or any internet business related field
Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (S.A.R.R.A.H) Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS) Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Allied Health Scholarship Undergraduate, postgraduate, clinical placement scholarship Scholarship is discipline and course specific, please refer to SARRAH website
Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (S.A.R.R.A.H) Clinical Psychology Scholarship (CPS) Post Graduate Clinical Psychology
Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (S.A.R.R.A.H) Professional Development Scholarship Various Health
Sugar Research Institute Scholarship (SRIS) Financial (3 instalments of $2500) and paid work placement Undergraduate (penultimate year) Engineering (chemical, mechanical and electrical), science or technical degree
Tahiti Travel Marketing of Excellence Scholarship Work experience training Various Tourism & Hospitality, Commerce & Marketing and E-Commerce degrees
Tertiary Scholarship Fund Financial ($13,000) Undergraduate (second year and above) and Postgraduate Various
Think Conveyancing High Achievers scholarship Various Law
TourRadar Travel Scholarship Financial (USD$1000), travel voucher and work experience Vocational, Undergraduate or Postgraduate Travel related
Tradingnav Traders Pathway Scholarship Financial Various, but not first year of study Accounting, Finance or Financial Planning
Upskilled Business & Marketing Analyst Scholarship Financial ($2500) Undergraduate Marketing, Commerce, Finance or IT
Victorian Cancer Agency Financial. Applicants must undertake part of their research in the Olivia Newton-John Centre PhD Topics related to cancer wellness and research
Victoria University Sports Camp Sports Camp Scholarships Primary and Secondary Students Physical Education, Human Movement and Sports Coaching
Victorian Healthcare Association Financial (various, according to level of qualification) Masters, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Oncology Allied Health
Vision Australia further education bursary Bursary for students who are blind or have low vision Certificate IV or higher Any field
Walter Mangold Study Abroad Scholarships Travel grants for overseas study Undergraduate Language-Indonesian, Japanese, Chinese or Spanish
WebContacts Scholarship Financial ($1200) Undergraduate, Postgraduate Health Science
2016 Wentworth Group Science Prize Costs of travel, accommodation and expenses to attend a Master Class in May 2016, conducted by members of the Wentworth Group Postgraduate (PhD) research Science, economics, geography, philosophy, law, engineering (especially those majoring in environmental science, studies, management or law, or ecology)
Wimdu Scholarship Financial ($2000) Undergraduate, Masters Business Administration, Travel or Tourism
Zonta International - Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Financial (US$1000) Undergraduate, Masters Women of any age pursuing a business or business-related program who demonstrate outstanding potential and live in Melbourne (on Yarra, East, South, West), Mornington Peninsula, Albury/Wodonga, Ballarat, Bendigo, Central Goldfields, Geelong, Kyneton, Melton, Wangaratta

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